A Clockwork Orange by A. Burgess by A. Burgess
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Published January 1, 1986 by W. W. Norton & Company.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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The previous books of this author (Devil of a State -- 1962 -- The Right to an Answer -- 1961) had valid points of satire, some humor, and a contemporary view, but here the picture is all out -- from a time in the future to an argot that makes such demands on the reader that no one could care les...

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Examiner

This week (September 30 - October 6) happens to be National Banned Book Week, so a hearty Uncle Mikey salute to my fellows in the trenches.

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Summary: A violent book written largely in an invented slang makes for a difficult read, but give it time… it rewards the thought.

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Pajiba

I didn’t know this until I got this edition, but when A Clockwork Orange was published around 1961-62, it was published complete and whole, all 21 chapters, in his native England.

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The officers are one of Alex's former droogs "Dim" who felt wronged by Alex, and one of Alex's former enemies, "Billy Boy."

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JENNA AUBREY 5 Sep 2013

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